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Windows Server® 2008 Administrator’s Companion by Charlie Russel and Sharon Crawford

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Enabling Printer Location Tracking

To use printer location tracking, the network must meet the following conditions:

  • The network must have an IP addressing scheme that approximates the network’s physical layout.

  • The Active Directory structure must contain more than one site or more than one subnet. If you do not have multiple IP subnets, you can use the Active Directory Sites And Subnets console to create subnets from address ranges within a subnet that correspond to physical locations.

  • The client computers must be able to query Active Directory. (They must support Lightweight Directory Access Protocol version 2 or later.)

  • Each site is on a separate subnet.

  • Each subnet that clients need to access has its own subnet object in Active Directory.

  • The network ...

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